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News March, 2014

2014/03/20

The number of Russian tourists in Bulgaria continues to grow

Bulgaria was visited by 18 113 Russian tourists in January 2014 that is 14,9% more compared to the same period in 2013. The positive results show that Bulgaria is an attractive destination for Russian tourists not only in summer, but also in winter season.

The information was provided by the deputy economy minister Branimir Botev during his visit of a tourist exhibition in Moscow.

The Bulgarian winter resorts Bansko, Borovets and Pamporovo are among popular resorts in Europe.

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2014/03/12

Bulgaria's hotels increased number of tourists in Jan 2014

Bulgaria's hotels have reported revenue growth and increased number of tourists in Jan 2014, according to the National Statistical Institute.

In January 2014, 1886 tourist accommodation establishments-hotels, motels, camping sites, mountain chalets and other establishments for short-term accommodation have operated in the country. The total number of rooms was 55.2 thousand and the number of beds was 110.1 thousand, the NSI reports.

In comparison with January 2013, the total number of...

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2014/03/11

Bulgaria To Launch Tourism Campaign in Germany

Bulgaria launches in Germany a new advertising campaign under the slogan “Bulgaria – discover and share”.

According to Bulgaria's deputy minister of Economy and Energy Branimir Botev, the goal of the campaign is to promote the country as an attractive tourist destination. So far Bulgaria is known at the German market mainly as a summer seaside destination and the goal of the campaign is to promote it as a SPA and ski destination and as a country for cultural tourism.

“The communication...

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2014/03/04

Bulgaria expects loads of snow on Women’s Day

March 8 comes with snow. On Women's Day a snowy blanket will cover the high plains of Bulgaria.

Friday will bring pouring rain across Bulgaria.
Average temperatures this week will be between 9 and 14 degrees. On Friday night, however, the north of the country will be invaded by a cold front that will bring the cold. So on March 8 parts of the country will wake up to snow.
According to Yankov, the cool weather will persist until next week. On Monday and Tuesday, the minimum temperatures will...

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2014/03/31

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2014/03/27

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2014/03/21 19:08:07

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